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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place still feels like a resting spot in the hot and busy city, once you have gone through the entrance. Look for it on the map because you easily might walk just by. In the old resting rooms there are many small shops of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Birgitte E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a fascinating place and well worth the visit. We had a lovely brunch there like nothing I have ever had before and were surrounded by such architecture. It was AMAZING.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great to visit especially if you are interested in the architecture/historical aspects of the building. The building is full of local vendors selling their wares, mostly "ethnic" or "artsy" types. Very nice for an outing. The wares seemed a bit expensive. It's...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Nikki K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the Han was lovely and peaceful. There are a few restaurants and shops there but it was quiet and cool.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank love2travel21170
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must visit place if you venture North of the border. Nice craft stalls with local sellers in an amazing setting.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank michaelwraight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buyuk Ham (Great Inn) is a beautiful old traveller’s stopover which has been well preserved. The inner courtyard and first floor contain craft shops. Very enchanting.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kenco66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been there from 3 years before, maybe more than 5 times per year. Very good drinks and traditional food.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank andreeao278
Reviewed August 14, 2019

In my view the Büyük Han is Lefkoşa’s loveliest attraction, and should be included on any visit to the northern quarter of the divided city of Nicosia. It’s an impressive piece of Ottoman architecture, built in 1572 on the orders of the first Ottoman governor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

We didn't spend a long time in the Han, but a quick look around found plenty of independent shops selling clothes and souvenirs, and places to eat in pleasant surroundings.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rod F
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Was a nice experience to see 2 cultures and a peace of no mans land in a small area. Good to go shopping and a bit of culture.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RifatCevahir
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Response from gringobilingual | Reviewed this property |
sorry if someones wallet was stolen but I felt very safe there. People were friendly. It's an short easy walk from the border crossing, the building is beautiful. There are many interesting historic buildings on that side... More
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